Author Donates Book On Lesbian Heroines To Bay Area SchoolsRobin Lowey is on a mission. The North Bay author maneuvers quickly around stacks of boxes cluttering her living room, each one packed with copies of her book, 'Game Changers: Lesbians You Should Know About.'
Castro LGBTQ Cultural District Designation Aims To Preserve HistoryLess than a week before San Francisco's annual Pride Celebration, the city's supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved an ordinance to recognize the Castro District as a cultural district.
New San Francisco Fire Chief Adds Latest Chapter To City's LGBTQ 'Herstory'The New York native is a 25-year veteran of the San Francisco Fire Department, first openly LGBTQ head of the department, and is only the second woman to hold the position of Chief.
City of Pride: San Francisco Led Nation With Decades of LGBT ProgressThis June, the City by the Bay can take a little bit more pride in Pride: a lot of historic firsts involving the LGBT community took place here.
Same-Sex Penguin Couple At San Francisco Zoo Hailed As Model Foster ParentsAs Pride weekend approaches, one same-sex couple at the San Francisco Zoo is setting an example of parenthood that would make anyone proud.
Sen. Kamala Harris Proposes Fully Covering HIV-Prevention Drug PrEPSen. Kamala Harris of California is introducing a bill to reduce the transmission of HIV by encouraging the use of PrEP.
Helping Marginalized Becomes Quest For Bay Area Student Who Emerged From His Own DepthsA college-bound Bay Area high school grad has already established a budding career in advocating for those in need after overcoming an upbringing that sometimes made him question himself.
Activists Look Back At Anniversary Of Historic San Francisco ACT UP ProtestsFor San Francisco's LBGTQ community and their family, friends, and colleagues, Pride is a time to be proud about the hard-fought, grief-filled and tenacious march to equality.
San Francisco LGBT Pride Parade & Celebration - Event InformationMore than 280 contingents, including community groups, affinity organizations, city agencies, local businesses, and corporate groups will march in this year's San Francisco LGBT Pride Parade. Here's a weekend event guide.
'Straight Pride Coalition' Protests Drag Queen Storytelling At Vallejo LibraryA library event in Vallejo featuring a drag queen on Friday drew an audience of about a hundred people as well as a small protest.
High Rents Taking Toll On LGBT Bar Scene In San FranciscoLike other cultural facets of the San Francisco lifestyle, high rents have also had a major impact on the city's once bustling LGBT bar scene.
Pride Month Theatrical Walking Tour Highlights SoMa's LGBTQ+ HistoryThe past will come to life across SoMa for the next two weekends, with a new walking tour that dramatizes the neighborhood's role in LGBTQ+ history.
Helping Marginalized Becomes Quest For Bay Area Student Who Emerged From His Own DepthsA college-bound Bay Area high school grad has already established a budding career in advocating for those in need after overcoming an upbringing that sometimes made him question himself. Michelle Griego reports. (6/17/19)
PRIDE 2019: Briggs InitiativeIn 1978, California legislator John Briggs introduced an initiative that would have allowed California public schools to fire any gay or lesbian educator or any teacher who supported gay rights. Long-time activists Sue Englander, Gwenn Craig and Tom Ammiano recount the fight and what it took to defeat the measure.
PRIDE 2019: What Pride Means To MeWe asked some of this year’s grand marshals and community leaders to weigh in on what pride means to them. Shannon Amitin, Terry Beswick, Vince Crisostomo, Honey Mahogany, Donna Personna.
PRIDE 2019: AIDS ProtestIn 1990, the US had a travel and immigration ban for people living with HIV. A week before the pride parade, hundreds of protestors stormed the Sixth International Conference on AIDS. It was the first direct action protest and it forever changed the relationship between patients and the medical establishment. Activists Terry Beswick, Laura Thomas and Vince Crisostomo remember.
PRIDE 2019: Compton Cafeteria RiotA look back at the 1966 riot that kicked off San Francisco’s gay resistance. Fed up with being harassed, a group of customers at the Compton’s Cafeteria took on the police. Their action led to some changes and how the community was perceived. Honey Mahogany and Donna Personna explain how this act of resistance became a turning point for the transgender community.
SAN FRANCISCO PRIDE: The LGBT-Friendly Bar Scene In San Francisco Is ShrinkingThe LGBT-friendly bar scene In San Francisco is shrinking. Betty Yu reports